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Operations Intern

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    Operations Intern

    Fall 2021 Internship – October 2021 through May 2022

    The National Association of Counties (NACo) in Washington, D.C., announces an opening for an Operations Intern position within the Counties Futures Lab.

    The National Association of Counties (NACo) unites America’s 3,069 county governments. Founded in 1935, NACo brings county officials together to advocate with a collective voice on national policy, exchange ideas and build new leadership skills, pursue transformational county solutions, enrich the public’s understanding of county government and exercise exemplary leadership in public service.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    The intern will work with the Operations team in collaboration with the Programs and Practices and the Research teams for the duration of the internship (October 2021 through May 2022, with a possible extension based on need). The intern will assist with the on-going operations of the department including creating presentations, conducting background research, drafting and editing documents, assisting with event planning and helping to manage day-to-day operations in the Counties Futures Lab. 

    Qualifications and skills needed for the position are presented below:

    • Excellent writing and editing skills
    • Experience with Microsoft Office products. PowerPoint, Word and Excel skills should be at intermediate level or higher
    • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks under short deadlines
    • Comfort in managing calendars, especially Microsoft Outlook, and using digital platforms, especially Zoom and Microsoft Teams
    • Strong customer service and communication skills
    • Eye for detail; strong organizational skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Experience working in an office environment

    Undergraduate students (especially upperclassmen), recent college graduates and graduate students are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to students interested in a career in local/state government, public policy or a related field.

    Hours/Salary

    Interns typically work at least 3 full days, up to 29 hours per week, depending on the Department’s needs and the intern’s availability. This internship is paid.

    Application Procedures

    To apply for an internship, please send your resume to Miranda Morvay at mmorvay@naco.org.

    In your email, indicate your availability (approximate number of hours per week available to work and approximate start and end dates). Applications are processed on a rolling basis until all available positions are filled, so applying early is encouraged.

    Additional Note:

    Interviews will be conducted virtually due to COVID-19. The intern may have the opportunity to telework by discretion of the Chief Economist and Director of the Counties Futures Lab, though interns should primarily reside in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region for the duration of their internship.  

    Fall 2021 Internship – October 2021 through May 2022 The National Association of Counties (NACo) in Washington, D.C., announces an opening for an Operations Intern position within the Counties Futures Lab.
    2021-11-08
    Job post
    2021-11-08
Organization: 
National Association of Counties
Job Location: 
660 N. Capitol St. NW, Ste. 400, Washington, DC 20001

Fall 2021 Internship – October 2021 through May 2022

The National Association of Counties (NACo) in Washington, D.C., announces an opening for an Operations Intern position within the Counties Futures Lab.

The National Association of Counties (NACo) unites America’s 3,069 county governments. Founded in 1935, NACo brings county officials together to advocate with a collective voice on national policy, exchange ideas and build new leadership skills, pursue transformational county solutions, enrich the public’s understanding of county government and exercise exemplary leadership in public service.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The intern will work with the Operations team in collaboration with the Programs and Practices and the Research teams for the duration of the internship (October 2021 through May 2022, with a possible extension based on need). The intern will assist with the on-going operations of the department including creating presentations, conducting background research, drafting and editing documents, assisting with event planning and helping to manage day-to-day operations in the Counties Futures Lab. 

Qualifications and skills needed for the position are presented below:

  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products. PowerPoint, Word and Excel skills should be at intermediate level or higher
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks under short deadlines
  • Comfort in managing calendars, especially Microsoft Outlook, and using digital platforms, especially Zoom and Microsoft Teams
  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Eye for detail; strong organizational skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working in an office environment

Undergraduate students (especially upperclassmen), recent college graduates and graduate students are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to students interested in a career in local/state government, public policy or a related field.

Hours/Salary

Interns typically work at least 3 full days, up to 29 hours per week, depending on the Department’s needs and the intern’s availability. This internship is paid.

Application Procedures

To apply for an internship, please send your resume to Miranda Morvay at mmorvay@naco.org.

In your email, indicate your availability (approximate number of hours per week available to work and approximate start and end dates). Applications are processed on a rolling basis until all available positions are filled, so applying early is encouraged.

Additional Note:

Interviews will be conducted virtually due to COVID-19. The intern may have the opportunity to telework by discretion of the Chief Economist and Director of the Counties Futures Lab, though interns should primarily reside in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region for the duration of their internship.